Period
to 8 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 51 50
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1,090 2,517 3,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.85% 5.04% 5.39%
As % of the General category 8.22% 10.32% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 980 2,165 2,512
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,264 24,393 30,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.85% 48.85% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,595 19,425 24,338
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -47 157 £75,000 +15.38% 77
West London -13 31 £80,000 +6.67% 39
North London +41 13 £57,500 +4.55% 3
South London +3 12 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East London +16 6 £54,750 +123.47% 22
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 526 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (33.21%) E-Commerce
3 292 (26.79%) Finance
4 259 (23.76%) AWS
5 253 (23.21%) JavaScript
6 195 (17.89%) SQL
7 194 (17.80%) React
8 189 (17.34%) Azure
9 181 (16.61%) DevOps
9 181 (16.61%) Python
10 174 (15.96%) Java
11 166 (15.23%) Scrum
12 159 (14.59%) Software Engineering
13 154 (14.13%) Analytics
14 140 (12.84%) C#
15 134 (12.29%) GCP
16 127 (11.65%) Docker
16 127 (11.65%) Node.js
17 125 (11.47%) Microservices
17 125 (11.47%) Kubernetes
18 117 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
19 116 (10.64%) BDD
19 116 (10.64%) Banking
20 114 (10.46%) Marketing
21 108 (9.91%) Google
22 107 (9.82%) Machine Learning
23 104 (9.54%) HTML
24 101 (9.27%) CSS
25 97 (8.90%) Terraform
26 95 (8.72%) SQL Server

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 43 (3.94%) CMS
3 29 (2.66%) Confluence
4 21 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.19%) Tornado
8 10 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (0.83%) WordPress
10 8 (0.73%) Apache
11 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Fuse
12 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.46%) Luigi
14 3 (0.28%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.18%) nginx
15 2 (0.18%) SAS
15 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) Sketch
6 4 (0.37%) InDesign
6 4 (0.37%) InVision
7 3 (0.28%) Figma
8 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.18%) Blender
8 2 (0.18%) Maya
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.092%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.092%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 31 (2.84%) Shopify
2 29 (2.66%) Magento
3 19 (1.74%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.10%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.37%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.28%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.092%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.092%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 259 (23.76%) AWS
2 189 (17.34%) Azure
3 134 (12.29%) GCP
4 77 (7.06%) SaaS
5 44 (4.04%) Serverless
6 40 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
8 28 (2.57%) Azure Functions
8 28 (2.57%) Firebase
9 25 (2.29%) Cloud Functions
10 24 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (2.02%) Apigee
11 22 (2.02%) Power Platform
12 20 (1.83%) iPaaS
13 18 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
14 16 (1.47%) GitHub
14 16 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (1.28%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 13 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.39%) Firewall
2 9 (0.83%) HTTP
2 9 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.73%) DNS
4 4 (0.37%) ICMP
4 4 (0.37%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.28%) 5G
5 3 (0.28%) SAN
5 3 (0.28%) VLAN
6 2 (0.18%) BGP
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.18%) DHCP
6 2 (0.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.18%) Network Security
6 2 (0.18%) OSPF
7 1 (0.092%) AMQP
7 1 (0.092%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.092%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 38 (3.49%) Big Data
5 32 (2.94%) MySQL
6 30 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 29 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.66%) Tableau
8 28 (2.57%) Redis
9 27 (2.48%) BigQuery
10 21 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.83%) Power BI
12 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.38%) Blockchain
14 14 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
16 11 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 75 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 67 (6.15%) JIRA
4 30 (2.75%) Maven
5 24 (2.20%) Mocha
6 22 (2.02%) Cypress.io
7 19 (1.74%) IntelliJ
7 19 (1.74%) webpack
8 18 (1.65%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.38%) Selenium
10 14 (1.28%) Appium
10 14 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.10%) Protractor
12 11 (1.01%) gulp
12 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (0.83%) Calabash
14 9 (0.83%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.73%) Android Studio
15 8 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 292 (26.79%) Finance
2 116 (10.64%) Banking
3 114 (10.46%) Marketing
4 88 (8.07%) Manufacturing
5 71 (6.51%) Public Sector
6 61 (5.60%) Front Office
7 46 (4.22%) Automotive
7 46 (4.22%) Telecoms
8 36 (3.30%) Games
9 31 (2.84%) Electronics
10 20 (1.83%) Legal
11 18 (1.65%) Advertising
11 18 (1.65%) Law
12 12 (1.10%) Publishing
13 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.46%) Back Office
15 5 (0.46%) Police
16 4 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 318 (29.17%) Developer
2 93 (8.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 87 (7.98%) Architect
4 85 (7.80%) React Developer
5 84 (7.71%) Software Engineer
6 80 (7.34%) Analyst
7 67 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 66 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 60 (5.50%) JavaScript Engineer
10 58 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 54 (4.95%) UI Engineer
12 51 (4.68%) UI Developer
13 49 (4.50%) Project Manager
14 45 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 39 (3.58%) Consultant
15 39 (3.58%) Data Engineer
15 39 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
16 38 (3.49%) Business Analyst
17 31 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
17 31 (2.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (17.80%) React
2 127 (11.65%) Node.js
3 104 (9.54%) HTML
4 101 (9.27%) CSS
5 81 (7.43%) AngularJS
6 80 (7.34%) .NET
7 78 (7.16%) Web Services
8 71 (6.51%) Spring
9 68 (6.24%) HTML5
10 66 (6.06%) React Native
11 60 (5.50%) CSS3
12 59 (5.41%) Spring Boot
13 53 (4.86%) REST
14 42 (3.85%) RESTful
15 40 (3.67%) Kafka
16 34 (3.12%) .NET Core
17 33 (3.03%) Redux
18 31 (2.84%) .NET Framework
18 31 (2.84%) Vue.js
19 30 (2.75%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.26%) Mobile App
2 86 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (6.88%) User Experience
4 60 (5.50%) Social Media
5 51 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (4.40%) iPad
7 47 (4.31%) Cloud Native
8 39 (3.58%) Algorithms
9 37 (3.39%) FMCG
10 26 (2.39%) Blog
11 25 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 25 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.83%) Derivative
12 20 (1.83%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.47%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.19%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.78%) Linux
2 48 (4.40%) Windows
3 32 (2.94%) Android
4 30 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.28%) Unix
7 8 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.092%) MVS
11 1 (0.092%) watchOS
11 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (33.21%) E-Commerce
3 181 (16.61%) DevOps
4 166 (15.23%) Scrum
5 159 (14.59%) Software Engineering
6 154 (14.13%) Analytics
7 125 (11.47%) Microservices
8 117 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
9 116 (10.64%) BDD
10 107 (9.82%) Machine Learning
11 88 (8.07%) TDD
12 80 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (6.70%) Project Management
15 71 (6.51%) Unit Testing
16 69 (6.33%) Test Automation
17 64 (5.87%) Mentoring
18 58 (5.32%) Computer Science
19 56 (5.14%) OO
20 55 (5.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (23.21%) JavaScript
2 195 (17.89%) SQL
3 181 (16.61%) Python
4 174 (15.96%) Java
5 140 (12.84%) C#
6 37 (3.39%) TypeScript
7 23 (2.11%) Kotlin
8 22 (2.02%) PHP
8 22 (2.02%) Ruby
9 21 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.83%) Apple Swift
10 20 (1.83%) Scala
11 19 (1.74%) Java 8
12 17 (1.56%) R
13 16 (1.47%) ES6
14 15 (1.38%) C
15 13 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.01%) C++
16 11 (1.01%) Go
17 10 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (8.26%) Degree
2 32 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.74%) CISSP
5 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.10%) PhD
7 8 (0.73%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.46%) CISM
8 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.46%) PMP
9 3 (0.28%) CISA
9 3 (0.28%) CRISC
9 3 (0.28%) GIAC
9 3 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.18%) ACCA
10 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.87%) QA
2 22 (2.02%) NIST
3 16 (1.47%) GDPR
4 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.55%) SLA
6 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.092%) COBIT
7 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.092%) EMIR
7 1 (0.092%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.092%) SEPA
7 1 (0.092%) UCITS
System Software
1 127 (11.65%) Docker
2 31 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.55%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.46%) Firmware
5 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) Postfix
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.092%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 125 (11.47%) Kubernetes
2 97 (8.90%) Terraform
3 41 (3.76%) Ansible
4 12 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (1.10%) SCCM
5 11 (1.01%) Puppet
6 10 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.55%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.55%) Kibana
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.46%) Oozie
8 5 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.37%) Clonezilla
9 4 (0.37%) Consul
9 4 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.37%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.37%) systemd
10 3 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 108 (9.91%) Google
2 88 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.40%) Oracle
4 41 (3.76%) SAP
5 28 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.20%) Adobe
7 21 (1.93%) IBM
8 18 (1.65%) hybris
9 15 (1.38%) Elastic Path
10 14 (1.28%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.01%) Cisco
11 11 (1.01%) Databricks
11 11 (1.01%) JD Edwards
11 11 (1.01%) Splunk
12 10 (0.92%) Demandware
12 10 (0.92%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.83%) VMware
14 8 (0.73%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.64%) Qubit
16 6 (0.55%) Hortonworks